NIGHTY-NIGHT…….


So the challenge for tonite is a happy birthday card! But for me, the challenge turns out to be staying awake long enough to get this posted. WOW, what a weekend. Ever have a great big event coming up and assume there is a magic weekend in between the one you are living and the big event? Then it hits you, all at once that this IS the weekend that you should be prepping for 40 people or so?? WOW what a weekend!! I stayed up till 3:30AM on Friday and 1:30AM on Saturday just getting ready! Now THAT’S a challenge,,,,,had to change a color or two….and an embelishment or two….but I think I almost have it totally together! YAY!! But as I got ready to post this card and next to dow olad my card for the color challenge this week the challenge became keeping my eyes open….and that remains the challenge as I race to finish before my eyes close at will again…UNBELIE VABLE how yummy sleep is when you can’t sleep, right? Well I am almost there and then it’s off to dreamland for this one! Do you like my Happy Birthday card??? Hope so! Happy Tuesday everyone, I am off to beddy bye!! Bye!!! Until next time, keep on stampin’, and sleep some too! YUM!

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24 Comments
  • ArtisticInkspirations
    February 22, 2012

    Very,very pretty Karen!! What flower set is it?? Love the card and colors!!

  • Anonymous
    February 22, 2012

    What a gorgeous card. . . love that ribbon! Hope you're getting caught up on your sleep:-)
    gloria

  • Bridget
    February 22, 2012

    Stunning card, my friend, I adore this layout, and every card you make with it!!! Who needs sleep when you can make such beauties on sheer adreniline!!!??

  • Sherrie Conner
    February 22, 2012

    This card is absolutely gorgeous!! I love it!!

  • Heartwarmers from Vicki
    February 22, 2012

    I LOVE your card! Love the way you arranged the very pretty flowers and leaves. Such nice soft colors. Hope you had a good nights sleep!

  • Louise Brown
    February 22, 2012

    Your card is beautiful…love the cut out flowers.
    TFS

  • Mary Marsh
    February 22, 2012

    this is a beautiful card Karen-love the flowers on this and your beautiful ribbon

  • "LZ" Linda Z.
    February 22, 2012

    This is absolutely gorgeous!!! I love the colors and it is just beautiful. Great card. Thank you for sharing!

  • Carol Dee
    February 22, 2012

    YUMMY indeed. Such a pretty card. Love the colors. And you did this sleep deprived! Good job 😉
    Hope you had a long restfull sleep and are feeling chipper agin, hugs….

  • Patti Willey
    February 22, 2012

    Oh my word! This is a masterpiece! I love that row of roses! Get some needed rest & I hope your party is a success! The clean up will be here soon! He he!

  • Ronnie Bear
    February 23, 2012

    I love what you did with those flowers !! Last week I had just stamped a whole row of those roses and leaves in order to make a card using them. Perfect!! It kind of looks like you cut the center out of another stamped rose and dimensionalized it. Great Job and I love the embossed background!!

  • Peggy
    February 23, 2012

    Your row of flowers and this card is spectacular!! If only I could make a card like this with eyes half open, lol!

  • Sandra Azzopardi
    February 23, 2012

    Such a pretty card! The flowers are absolutley beautiful!

  • Ruthie Graen
    February 24, 2012

    Sleep deprived is sometimes the best venue for great creations! Within reason! Your card is beautiful! This would make a beautiful Easter card too!

  • Julie
    February 24, 2012

    I love how soft you made the flowers look. Very nicely done. I will have to try that…

  • With You In Mind
    March 6, 2012

    What a beautiful card! It inspires me to begin making cards again after a long dry spell. What set are the flowers from?

  • Unknown
    March 6, 2012

    Karen B Barber, I adore everything you create. I absolutely love this card. I re-created/case'd it by changing the VV to WW, and layering white organdy ribbon with the BB on top, instead of the crochet'd VV ribbon below. I won't be posting it, as it is pretty much a direct case of your lovely work, but I just wanted to say thank you, thank you. This card will be a birthday card for my daughter, and a thank you card to a client. And, even though I tell them I just copied what you can do, it makes me look like I'm brilliant and creative in their eyes. Thanks for inspiring me, every day. Thanks for being so kind at convention, and taking the time to say "HI" to me when I come over to chat. Thanks for being amazing with SU products, and for being such an amazing human being. I know, I'm gushing and I sound like a groupy. Well, I guess I am that! All the best to you!

  • Christine Alward
    March 15, 2012

    Karen, I love your work and especially this card. Can you please tell me if you used white embossing powder on different colors of CS or if you used sponge daubers or something else to color the blossoms. I really would like to try to make such a card using your technique.

    Thanks a million!

  • Christine Alward
    March 15, 2012

    Karen, I love your work and especially this card. Can you please tell me if you used white embossing powder on different colors of CS or if you used sponge daubers or something else to color the blossoms. I really would like to try to make such a card using your technique.

    Thanks a million!

  • Cheryl
    March 15, 2012

    HI, I just found you on Pinterest and love your cards. I am particularly interested in the one with the row of flowers. How did you get the white outline and what is thename of the set???? Thanks, Cheryl csmallsreed@aol.com

  • Cheryl
    March 15, 2012

    Hi, I just found you on Pinterest Love your cards. I'm particularly interested in the one with the row of flowers. How did you get the white outline and the name of the set? Thanks, Cheryl

  • Wanda Cullen
    March 22, 2012

    OMGoodness, Karen, this is totally stunning!! Love this and hope to CASE it soon!

  • DeeAnn
    May 2, 2012

    What set are the roses in Karen. I adore this card!

  • DeeAnn
    May 2, 2012

    What set are the roses from Karen? Absolutely love this card.